Depression and Osteoporosis: A Research Synthesis with Meta-Analysis
Hormone and Metabolic Research, 05/11/2010
Evidence Based Medicine
Cizza G et al. – Major depressive disorder was associated with lower bone mineral density at the AP spine, femoral neck, and total femur. The deficits in bone mineral density in subjects with depression are of clinical significance and likely to increase fracture risk over the lifetime of these subjects.